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CAPASAL THERAPEUTIC SHAMPOO

Active substance(s): COAL TAR / COCONUT OIL / SALICYLIC ACID

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PACKAGE LEAFLET Information for the user
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salicylic acid, coconut oil, distilled coal tar
Read all of this leaflet carefully before using this product.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need more
information or advice. If any of the side effects get serious or if you notice any side effects not listed in
this leaflet please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

1. WHAT CAPASAL THERAPEUTIC SHAMPOO
IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
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for dry, scaly scalp conditions such as:
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dermatitis (patches of red, scaly, itchy skin);
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s CRADLECAPTHICK YELLOWISH SCALYSCALP
rash in babies and infants), and;
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scales, without any blistering or tenderness).
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BEUSEDTOREMOVEOTHERMEDICINESAPPLIED
to the scalp.
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adults, the elderly, children, infants
and babies.
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s salicylic acidTOREMOVESCALY FLAKYSKIN
s coconut oil to soften, moisturise
and lubricate the scalp, and;
s distilled coal tar to stop itching and
RESTORENORMALSKINDEVELOPMENT
2. BEFORE YOU USE CAPASAL
THERAPEUTIC SHAMPOO
Do not use Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to salicylic
acid, coconut oil, distilled coal tar or any of the
other ingredients of Capasal Therapeutic
Shampoo listed in Section 6.

Take special care when using this product:
Keep the undiluted shampoo, and the lather,
away from the eyes.
Using other medicines
This product is not known to affect, or to be
affected by, any other medicines.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
This product can be used during pregnancy and
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in widespread use in this and similar preparations
for many years, without reports of problems.
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Driving and using machinery
Using this product is not known to affect your
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3. HOW TO USE CAPASAL THERAPEUTIC
SHAMPOO
Use Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo only to treat
the scalp conditions that it is intended for.
For adults, the elderly, children, infants
and babies:
Use as a shampoo, daily if necessary,
until your scalp condition gets better:
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to the scalp.
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in thoroughly.
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the hands (this is important as it will take
the scales with it).
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INSEOUT
s 2
EPEATTHESTEPSABOVE
s 2
INSEOUTWELLUNDERRUNNINGWATER
then dry the hair as normal.

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In this leaflet:
1. What Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo is and
what it is used for
2. Before you use Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo
3. How to use Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo
6. Further information

If you use too much of this product
Do not worry if you use too much shampoo, simply
rinse hair under running water and continue as
INSTRUCTEDABOVE
If you forget to use this product
Do not worry if you occasionally forget to
use this product, just carry on using it when you
remember.
)FYOUHAVEANYFURTHERQUESTIONSONTHEUSEOFTHIS
product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
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CANCAUSESIDEEFFECTS ALTHOUGHNOTEVERYBODY
gets them. This product has been specially
designed for use on dry or problem skin, but in
some rare cases it can cause irritant or allergic
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rare effects tend to occur during or soon after the
first few uses.
Stop using the product and tell your doctor or
pharmacist:
s IFYOURSCALPCONDITIONSEEMSTOLOOKORFEEL
worse.
s IFANYOFTHESIDEEFFECTSGETSERIOUS ORYOU
notice any other side effects not mentioned in
this leaflet.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also
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more information on the safety of this medicine.
5. HOW TO STORE CAPASAL THERAPEUTIC
SHAMPOO
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s $ONOTUSEAFTERTHEEXPIRYDATESHOWN
on the bottle and carton. The expiry
date refers to the last day of that month.
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These measures will help to protect the
ENVIRONMENT
6. FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT
CAPASAL THERAPEUTIC SHAMPOO
What Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo
contains:
The active ingredients are salicylic acid
WW coconut oilWW AND
distilled coal tarWW 
The other ingredients are lauric
acid diethanolamide, coco amido propyl
dimethyl betaine, triethanolamine lauryl
sulfate, ammonium sulfate, phenoxyethanol,
and purified water.
What Capasal Therapeutic Shampoo looks
like and contents of the pack
The product is a golden brown shampoo that
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250 ml plastic bottles fitted with dispensing caps.
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and allied professionals.)
The Marketing Authorisation holder is Dermal
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(ERTS 3'12 5+
The Manufacturer is&LEET,ABORATORIES,TD
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This leaflet was last revised in*ANUARY
4OLISTENTOORREQUESTACOPYOFTHISLEAFLET
in Braille, large print or audio, please call free
of charge: 0800 198 5000 (UK only). Please be
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If the product gets into the eyes
The product, or the lather, may cause irritation if it
gets into the eyes. If this happens, rinse with plenty
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washing product into the other eye. If irritation
persists, contact a doctor or hospital.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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